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CAAC CCAR Part 145
How do foreign non-domestic Maintenance Organisations apply for CAAC Maintenance Organisation Certification (MOC)?
The CAAC describes on her website the following steps for initial application, being:
Step 1: Submit the application form for issue of maintenance organisation certificate (F145-1).
CAAC has an online IT system, all required documents should be uploaded into Portal: http://fsop.caac.gov.cn/ In order to get an account you need to contact CAAC to get Portal Account.
Ms ZHAO Yayan: email@example.com (for companies from Germany, UK, Canada and TAI Wan).
Mr GU Jiazheng: firstname.lastname@example.org (for companies from USA, EXCEPT those from state of TX, CA and FL).
Mr ZHANG Lei: email@example.com (for companies from France and Asia, EXCEPT those from TAI WAN).
Ms ZHAO Yang: firstname.lastname@example.org (for the rest companies).
Step 2: Write the Maintenance Management Manual (Refer to AC-145-5 for instructions on development of the Manual and submit this to the CAAC portal as well.
Step 3: Upload the Maintenance capability list to the CAAC portal (only for applicant applying for aircraft component or line maintenance function of Airframe ratings).
Step 4: Submit the Compliance Statement and other related documents. See AC-145-1-en-Application Guide for Domestic Maintenance Organization Certificate for details on the statement and related documents
Step 5: Submit the Letter of Intent from the customer. The following letter of intent acceptable to CAAC is necessary for initial application and adding new functions/ratings:
- i.A letter of intent from Chinese customer.
- ii.A letter of intent from non-Chinese customer, the supplemental proof document shall be included or submitted separately to show the business intent may be traced back to the demands of Chinese customer eventually.
Step 6: Upload A copy of latest valid Maintenance Organization Certificate issued by the national/regional civil aviation authority (e.g. EASA Form 3) on the CAAC Portal.
Step 7: Formal Meeting with CAAC in Beijing & Notification:
New applicant should meet with related with PMI for interview, and CAAC will notify applicant with formal notification.
Step 8: Documents review and Onsite Audit.
Step 9: Certification.
Important Remark: Management of the Maintenance Organisation that applies for the CAAC MOC needs to conduct formal CAAC CCAR Part-145 training in Beijing.
What are the requirements for a foreign non-domestic organisation in regards with application for the CAAC Maintenance Organisation Certification (MOC)?
The applicant applying for the CAAC MOC shall be:
(1)A legal person registered under the relevant national law or an organisation so authorize in writing by such legal person, which shall be familiar with the requirements of this regulation and competent to perform the maintenance work on the maintenance rating(s)/item(s) being applied;
(2)The maintenance rating(s)/item(s) that a foreign or regional applicant applies for CAAC approval shall be for China registered civil aircraft or components thereof, and also be approved by the competent Civil Aviation Authority which has jurisdiction over the maintenance organization concerned.
Where can I find the CAAC regulations and related Advisory Circulars related to Maintenance Organisation Certification (MOC)?
Those can be found on the CAAC website. The relevant regulations related to CAAC Maintenance Organisation Certification are:
- CCAR-145-R3-en-Civil Aircraft Maintenance Organization Certification Regulations
- AC-145-1-en-Application Guide for Domestic Maintenance Organization Certificate
- AC-145-2R1-en-Application Guide for Foreign/Regional Maintenance Organization Certificate
- AC-145-4-en-Maintenance Records and Reports
- AC-145-5-en-Guide for Compiling of Maintenance Organization Manual
- AC-145-06R1-en-Aircraft Line Maintenance
- AC-145-7-en-Maintenance of Aircraft Components
- AC-145-8-en-Technical Documents for Aircraft and Aircraft Components Maintenance
- AC-145-9-en-Adoption of National and Industrial Standard
- AC-145-10-en-Self-manufactured Tools and Equipment by Maintenance Organization
- AC-145-11-en-CAAC/CAD (Hong Kong)/AACM (Macao) Joint Certification
- AC-145-12-en-Limited Ratings of Airframe Maintenance
- AC-145-13R1-en-Guidelines for AC-145-13R1 MRO Training Program Manual Compilation
- CCAR-147-en-The Regulations on Certification of Civil Aircraft Maintenance Personnel Training Organizations
- AC-147-01-en-APPLICATION GUIDE FOR CIVIL AVIATION AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TRAINING ORGANIZATION
- AC-147-04R1-en-The Training Program on Repair Items of Civil Aviation Aircraft Types and Components
- AC-147-05-en-EDIT GUIDE FOR CIVIL AVIATION AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TRAINING ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT MANUAL
- AC-147-06-en-FILING GUIDE FOR CIVIL AVIATION AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TRAINING ORGANIZATION ANNUAL REPORT
- CCAR-135-en-RULES ON OPERATION CERTIFICATION OF SMALL AIRCRAFT COMMERCIAL TRANSPORT OPERATORS
- CCAR-66R1-Management Rule of Civil Aircraft Maintenance Personnel License
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